13 Jul Public artwork brightens up New York City scaffolding, other eyesores on PIX 11
NEW YORK (PIX11) — Scaffolding is normally an eyesore, but one public initiative has transformed it into an art installation. The initiative, from ArtBridge, is on display now.
It’s one of New York City’s largest public art initiatives, and NYCHA residents were involved in the process. Over the course of 10 months, ArtBridge commissioned 59 local artists through a citywide open call. Many of those artists have direct relationships with the art sites.
Over 50 new, original and site-specific works span nearly two miles. The artwork is derived from hundreds of art-making workshops and community events with NYCHA residents.
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